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Thinking outside the box, tailoring your marketing materials to the audience you’re trying to reach and staying away from a cookie-cutter approach are just a few of the ways Associate Broker Bob Blauers with RE/MAX Hometown Choice is working to stay ahead of his competition. ...
Think about the meaning of the phrase, “at the top of your game.” What does it mean to you? Does it bring up images of success? Can you picture yourself in the future being successful and maintaining a balanced life? If this picture is fuzzy, here are some common mistakes that you can avoid.
Mistake No. 1
Lack of clarity. So many people I know tell me that they want to be more successful. When I asked him specifically what do they mean by "more successful,” they often do not have an answer.
(eM+C)—In the early days of Apple’s iOS App Store, dozens of developers experienced a gold rush of success as iPhone users raced to download new releases from a small catalog of only a few hundred apps. Some of the best-selling apps even made a few developers into millionaires within mere months.
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Almost every day a REALTOR® will ask, “How can I make more money in today’s market?” Regardless of where you live, the answer is the same. You must embrace change and adapt as quickly as possible.
I love answering questions from agents, and they tend to take on a different tone in the fall months. People become more apt to ask big-picture questions because they’re thinking about a fresh start in the New Year. “What can I do to be more successful?” is a question I hear a lot.
Did you know that 9 out of 10 business owners suffer from procrastination at some time in their career? Most of the time they are puzzled by this pattern, and often stay stuck in procrastination for weeks, months and sometimes years not understanding what is going on.
Having been a business coach for success-minded professionals for over 15 years, I have found that it's easy to release the habit of procrastination and get to action once you know what is going on.
I was working with a client recently, and during the coaching process she became aware that the procrastination was a kind of protection for her.
Attention all brokers, sales managers, marketing directors and top-producing agents. The second-annual Real Estate Marketing Summit 2011 (REMS 2011) is a two-day event that offers 20 exclusive workshops presented by 20 top industry leaders who will share their proven systems
“Real estate agent arrested for closing buyers on the purchase of a bigger home. Accusations of use of dialog, closing techniques, persuasion, inducement, and manipulation were made.”
Can you imagine that headlining the evening news? Well what I uncovered recently may make this “headline” not so far-fetched.
Early last year, Eileen Taus, director of education for the Westchester Putman Association of REALTORS®, asked if my most popular class, “Things Just Don’t Gotta Get Better, YOU DO!™,” could be submitted for continuing education (CE) credits.
The closer we get to our mobile devices – the closer they get to us. Who you ask? Everyone and anyone who wants to sell us something, generate mind share, or impact our buying decisions. In technologies past, such as the traditional Internet, that would have been a bad thing; with mobile we’ll welcome it.
If you’re like most Americans, you just celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday with your loved ones. Chances are, you probably participated in the annual ritual of listing the things for which you’re grateful. For most of us, that includes our family, our friends, our homes, and our possessions, for example. We might also list our jobs—after all, they allow us to put food on the table.
But does your organization inspire its employees to add anything else to that gratitude list? Are your people thankful for each other, for their leaders, and for the actual work they do? If not (and odds are, that’s the case), you’re also risking low morale, a negative culture, and less-than-optimal productivity.
The successful outcome of your next sales presentation will be determined largely by your ability to do two things very well; develop rapport with your prospect and adapt your sales message to engage his or her preferred "learning style." The "learning style" theory was developed back in the early 1970s and has proven to be an extremely powerful communication model that every school teacher, parent, manager, and sales rep should have in his or her toolbox.
Simply stated, the "learning style" theory promotes the concept that people have a natural preference, based upon their dominate sense, in how they choose to learn and process information; visual/seeing, auditory/hearing, or kinesthetic/touching.
We’ve all seen those commercials where business owner Bob bores his viewers silly while droning on and on in a mindless monotone about his products or services. But we’ve also seen other videos where business owners have proven to be engaging, interesting, and even entertaining on camera.
Mixed in with the hundreds of news articles I received this week was one that especially caught my eye: Retailers shouldn’t ignore text messaging when crafting m-commerce strategies. The reason it stood out is because I fail to remember the last time we spoke about our good ol’ friend, SMS,
Today’s real estate agent faces daunting challenges. It’s more important than ever that real estate agents deliver value to consumers who have a negative view of real estate due to the real estate bust and are also empowered with a range of real estate information available on the World Wide Web.